Voter ID
in Michigan

Many states now require Voter ID at the polls in order to vote. Find out your state's ID requirements so you know what to bring with you to cast your ballot.

Do all voters need ID?

ID required for first time voters?

ID required when voting absentee?

Acceptable ID Types for Michigan

You do not need a photo ID to vote in Michigan. If you lack any valid form of identification, you may sign an affidavit at the polls. Valid forms of identification include;

  • Michigan driver’s license or state-issued ID card
  • An out-of-state driver’s license or state-issued ID card
  • Any other federal or state government-issued photo ID card
  • A current U.S. passport
  • A current military ID card
  • A current Tribal identification card with photo
  • A current student ID card from a high school or an accredited college

What happens when you go to vote without an ID

If you do not have a photo ID or forget to bring it with you to the polls, you can sign an affidavit and then vote your ballot.

Trans and Non-Binary Voters

Click here for state specific information for updating your ID and voter registration.

More Questions? Get Chat Help

Visit our friends at VoteRiders for detailed state specific information. (Note: this link will take you to the VoteRiders chatbot on Facebook Messenger.)